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A writer, photographer and journalist, David Scribner served for 10 years as editor of The Berkshire Eagle in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, prior to which he was editor of The Middletown (Conn.) Press. Most recently, he spent four years as news editor of The Berkshire Record. His essays have appeared in Yankee magazine, Vermont Life and other publications, his reviews in the Pacific Sun, and his photographs at the International Center for Photography in New York City. His short stories have been published in literary magazines, and his play, “Invasive Species,” was premiered at New Stage Performing Arts in Pittsfield under the direction of Nicki Wilson.

Articles by David Scribner

Main Street project to begin July 14

Wednesday, 2 Jul 2014 - 'Our contractor, JH Maxymillian, is planning on installing construction signs next week, and could begin work during the week of July 14.' -- DOT Spokesperson Michael Verseckes

Resistance to gas pipeline spreads across Western Mass.

Wednesday, 2 Jul 2014 - 'I am very concerned about the dangers of making any more long-term investments in natural gas infrastructure. Pipeline proposals, including the Kinder Morgan pipeline, create safety concerns in the communities they pass through.' --Democratic Gubernatorial candidate, Donald Berwick

Storms pummel Great Barrington

Wednesday, 2 Jul 2014 - A sample of storm damage: car crushed by tree in front of Congregational Church; utility poles down on Pleasant Street.

GB Main Street Reconstruction to begin in July

Friday, 27 Jun 2014 - Work on the Main Street Reconstruction is to begin in this summer, starting at Cottage Street, and conclude in the spring of 2016, but won't proceed within the downtown core, from Bridge to Elm streets, during July and August.

Gilded Age loses its glitter in Stockbridge — for now

Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 - "Stockbridge is a model, small New England town, and we’ve maintained its character for 250 years. The intent of bylaws is to save these properties, but we don't want to be creating a Club Med North.” -- Stockbridge Planning Board member Eugene Talbot

Great Barrington Selectboard endorses the Ride$hare concept

Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 - We believe that the Ride$hare concept – if widely adopted – could have important public benefits, including reducing gasoline consumption and air pollution, expanding the employment radius for job-seekers, and fostering a sense of civic connectedness. -- Great Barrington Selectboard resolution

‘Circle Mirror Transformation’ at Mixed Company

Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 - What happens when a group of strangers living in a Vermont village sign up for drama class? During the 6-week course, what starts as ridiculous and at times seemingly pointless acting exercises turn into something entirely different.

Quiet in the Head at No. Six Depot

Wednesday, 14 May 2014 - For a taste of the old-fashioned, genuine Greenwich Village coffeehouse scene, with extraordinary performers to go along with their home-roasted coffees, it’s hard to beat No. Six Depot in West Stockbridge.

Done deal: Sale of Castle Street firehouse finalized

Monday, 12 May 2014 - "I am very confident that we will be able to stand here sometime in the future, and find that Castle Street has been transformed by this restoration." -- Castle Street LLC owner Tom Borshoff

Great Barrington candidates’ forum: A review

Sunday, 4 May 2014 - Simmering anger over the seeming indifference of local town and school officials, combined with resentment toward newcomers and the local friends of the newcomers, are at the heart of local elections this May.

Great Barrington: Solar capital of South County?

Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014 - If Kirt Mayland’s Housatonic Solar Project achieves its objectives, the Berkshire Hills Regional School District, the Southern Berkshire Regional School District, and the town of Great Barrington would all become the beneficiaries, with significant savings on the cost of electricity.

‘Fully Committed’: One actor, 39 roles

Monday, 28 Apr 2014 - This is completely thrilling for an actor – and completely terrifying. You leap from one character to another – and you have to land full blown for each one. -- Daniel Osman, of his 39 roles in 'Fully Committed.'